ELLSWORTH, Maine — Three people who police say were involved in an oxycodone distribution ring in Hancock County have pleaded guilty and received jail sentences.
Wendy G. Cassidy, 31, of Bucksport; Brandie M. Higgins, 39, of Eastbrook; and Joel O. Allen Jr., 27, of Orland, were each sentenced in Hancock County Unified Criminal Court earlier this month. All were arrested last December (more…)
ELLSWORTH, Maine — Drug agents say they’ve charged a man and a woman from Florida with drug trafficking in Maine.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says 26-year-old John Paul Haddad and 45-year-old Kelly Berkwitz-Gutierrez, of Hollywood, Fla., were arrested in Ellsworth for trafficking in the painkiller oxycodone.
The agency says it began investigating the pair nearly six months ago and arrested them after (more…)
ELLSWORTH, Maine — Maine Drug Enforcement agents arrested two Florida residents on charges stemming from a sting that netted more than 300 oxycodone tablets and a stack of cash.
MDEA opened a criminal investigation into John Paul Haddad, 26, and Kelly Berkwitz-Gutierrez, 45, both of Hollywood, Fla., nearly six months ago, according to an MDEA press release.
On Monday, an undercover agent met (more…)